See also: bére

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English bere, from Old English bere (barley), from Proto-Germanic *baraz (barley). Compare Welsh bara (bread), Latin far (spelt), Serbo-Croatian бра̏шно/brȁšno (flour), Albanian bar (grass), Ancient Greek Φήρον (Phḗron, plant deity). See also: barley.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɪə/
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NounEdit

bere (uncountable)

  1. (chiefly Scotland) Barley, especially four-rowed barley or six-rowed barley.

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AfrikaansEdit

NounEdit

bere

  1. plural of beer

BasqueEdit

PronounEdit

bere

  1. his, her, its

ChichewaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *ìbéèdè.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bére 5 (plural maŵére 6)

  1. breast, teat
  2. part of a bunch of bananas, about a handful in size

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bere

  1. third-person singular present indicative of brát

ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • bevere (obsolete or vernacular)

EtymologyEdit

From a contraction of earlier bevere, from Latin bibere, present active infinitive of bibō, from Proto-Italic *pibō, from Proto-Indo-European *píph₃eti.
Cognate with Albanian pi, literary Armenian ըմպել (əmpel), Hindi पीना (pīnā), and Irish ibh.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bére (first-person singular present bévo, first-person singular past historic bévvi or bevétti or (rare) bevéi, past participle bevùto, first-person singular imperfect bevévo, first-person singular future berrò or (rare) beverò, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to drink

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • bere in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bēre

  1. vocative masculine singular of bērus

Middle DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch *bero, from Proto-West Germanic *berō, from Proto-Germanic *berô.

NounEdit

bēre m

  1. bear
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit
  • Dutch: beer
    • Afrikaans: beer
    • Papiamentu: ber, beer
  • Limburgish: baer
  • West Flemish: beir
  • Zealandic: beêr

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Dutch *beri, from Proto-West Germanic *baʀi, from Proto-Germanic *bazją.

NounEdit

bēre f

  1. berry
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English bera, from Proto-West Germanic *berō, from Proto-Germanic *berô.

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bere (plural beres)

  1. bear
DescendantsEdit

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Etymology 2Edit

Compare Old Norse berja (to strike).

VerbEdit

bere

  1. (transitive) To pierce.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse bera.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

bere (present tense ber, past tense bar, past participle bore, passive infinitive berast, present participle berande, imperative ber)

  1. to carry, bear
    Kor langt skal eg bere dette?
    How far shall I carry this?
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse bera.

NounEdit

bere f (definite singular bera, indefinite plural berer, definite plural berene)

  1. a female bear, she-bear
    Inne mellom trea kunne dei skimta ei bere.
    Between the trees, they could discern a she-bear.
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Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *baraz. Cognate with Old Norse barr.

NounEdit

bere m

  1. barley
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

bere

  1. first-person singular present indicative of beran

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from German Bier. Influenced by the word below, meaning "action of drinking".

NounEdit

bere f (plural beri)

  1. beer
    Vrem trei beri, te rog.
    We want three beers, please.
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

bea (to drink) +‎ -re

NounEdit

bere f (uncountable)

  1. (rare) (the act of) drinking
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Saterland FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian bera, from Proto-West Germanic *beran. Cognates include West Frisian barre and English bear.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bere

  1. (transitive) to bear; to give birth to
    • 2000, Marron C. Fort, transl., Dät Näie Tästamänt un do Psoolme in ju aasterlauwerfräiske Uurtoal fon dät Seelterlound, Fräislound, Butjoarlound, Aastfräislound un do Groninger Umelounde [The New Testament and the Psalms in the East Frisian language, native to Saterland, Friesland, Butjadingen, East Frisia and the Ommelanden of Groningen], →ISBN, Dät Evangelium ätter Matthäus, verse 16:
      Jakob waas die Foar fon Josef, dän Mon fon Maria; Fon Maria wuud Jesus bädden, die die Christus (die Messias) namd wädt.
      Jacob was the father of Joseph, the husband of Maria; From Maria Jesus was born, who is called Christus (the Messiah).

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “bere”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN

ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English bere.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bere (uncountable)

  1. barley, especially six-rowed barley

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English belly.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bere

  1. belly, stomach
  2. womb

Derived termsEdit


TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French béret.

NounEdit

bere (definite accusative bereyi, plural bereler)

  1. beret

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Turkic bertmek(bertmek) (to wound, to injure).

NounEdit

bere (definite accusative bereyi, plural bereler)

  1. wound, injury

VendaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Afrikaans perd.

NounEdit

bere

  1. horse